Rhinoptera sherborni White 1926 (cownose ray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Rhinopteridae

Full reference: E. I. White. 1926. Eocene fishes from Nigeria. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Nigeria 10:1-87

Belongs to Rhinoptera according to E. I. White 1926

Sister taxa: Rhinoptera daviesii, Rhinoptera dubius, Rhinoptera maja, Rhinoptera marginata, Rhinoptera prisca, Rhinoptera raeburni, Rhinoptera rasilis, Rhinoptera schultzi, Rhinoptera sherboni, Rhinoptera smithi, Rhinoptera studeri, Rhinoptera woodwardi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Ameki, SE of, which is in a Bartonian deep-water horizon in the Ameki Formation of Nigeria

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of India (1 collection)

• Eocene of Nigeria (2), the United Kingdom (4), Uzbekistan (3)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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